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DONOHUE REPLIES TO WASHINGTON POST

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Washington Post editorial, "Obstruction on Child Sex Abuse" [April 20], leaves the impression that Pope Francis is not serious about the Vatican tribunal on wayward bishops, and that American bishops are not serious about priestly sexual abuse. It fails to note that it was only 10 months ago that the pope announced his decision to [...]

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WASHINGTON POST IS DISHONEST

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Washington Post is on a tear, ripping the Catholic Church for defending itself against professional victims' advocates and their lawyers. On April 20, it ran an editorial blasting the Vatican for not moving fast enough to commence a tribunal that would investigate bishops who allegedly failed to discipline an offending priest. Soon after this took [...]

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ATHEISTS SUE U.S. HOUSE CHAPLAIN

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Thursday, May 5, was America's annual National Day of Prayer. So of course the anti-prayer Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) chose that day to sue the chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives. FFRF president Dan Barker was upset that House chaplain Father Patrick Conroy, a Jesuit priest, declined to invite him to deliver a non-prayer [...]

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MEDIA FLOAT NEGATIVE PIECE ON CHURCH

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, Bill Donohue saw an article on a British website, The Conversation, that was critical of the Church. Initially he did not respond, but decided to after learning it was picked up by Newsweek and was posted on the front page of Yahoo. The author, Brendan Canavan, teaches marketing in England. He sought to account for [...]

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SPARKS EVIDENT AT FERTILIZATION

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

A new study was recently conducted by researchers at Northwestern University on what happens at conception. The results of this study, published in Scientific Reports, are encouraging, but they are also cause for concern. The researchers found that the moment the sperm and egg meet, they give off a bright flash of light. The microscopic zinc [...]

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INTIMIDATING RELIGIOUS COLLEGES

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The assault on religious liberty, in the name of LGBT rights, is at the heart of a bill recently introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts. She wants to force all religious institutions of higher education to post on their website, and at a prominent place on their campus, statements granting them an exemption from Title [...]

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TRUMP TAPS INTO MASS DISTRUST

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article by Bill Donohue was published by Newsmax on April 22. No one who has ever run for president has generated more opposition, from both his own party and the media, than Donald Trump. Yet they have all failed to stop him. The Republican elite lined up to promote Jeb Bush, and when Trump [...]

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LEFT-WING WAR ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is waging war on religious liberty. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that pits the Obama administration against non-profit groups, mostly Catholic, which object to the Health and Human Services mandate. This provision would force religious non-profits to be complicit in support of [...]

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GEORGIA GOV. BOWS TO ELITES

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal decided to veto a religious liberty bill. Soon after, Bill Donohue wrote a Newsmax article on how the left-wing establishment, led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the corporate establishment, led by Georgia Prospers, were independently working to crush the Georgia equivalent of the federal Religious Freedom [...]

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ACLU LAWSUIT TOSSED

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The American Civil Liberties Union has been on a tear against the religious liberty of Catholic health care facilities. In a well-greased, coordinated campaign, the ACLU has made it a top priority to force Catholic hospitals to provide "services," like abortion and sterilization, that violate Catholic moral teaching. But their efforts keep getting slapped down by [...]

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